This Civic Moment

Grants and Relief Funding for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

Youthbridge Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience Fund: Youthbridge Community Foundation has established a fund to address medium- and long-term needs of nonprofits primarily serving children and families, including recovery assistance and ongoing risk preparedness. Applications will open in June.

Neighborhood Solidarity Fund: Invest STL, in consultation with community partners and neighborhood leaders, have developed the Neighborhood Solidarity Fund to support neighborhoods that are the hardest hit by the pandemic and efforts to slow its spread. The fund seeks to expedite the recovery period in these areas by bolstering the human, organizational, and economic infrastructure at the neighborhood level and includes three separate opportunities. 

FlOURISH St. Louis’ COVID-19 Response Fund: Apply for funding for projects that reduce the strain COVID-19 has placed on Black families in our region.

Local Zero Interest Loans for Small Businesses: The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and the St. Louis Development Corporation is offering a zero percent loan program for small businesses in STL City and STL County.

Disaster Loan Assistance: The US Small Business Administration is offering Disaster Loan Assistance to businesses and private nonprofits.